ERIC Number: EJ461694
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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The Camouflaged At-Risk Student: White and Wealthy.
Metz, Elinor D.
Momentum, v24 n2 p40-44 Apr-May 1993
Argues that white, upper-middle-class adolescents are particularly vulnerable to depression, suicide, alcohol/substance abuse, date rape, anxiety, low self-esteem, and eating disorders. Discusses lack of parental involvement and the difficulties wealthy youth have in developing inner resources. Recommends involving students in service projects and greater teacher involvement in students' lives. (PAA)
Descriptors: Advantaged, Affluent Youth, At Risk Persons, Emotional Disturbances, Emotional Problems, Family Characteristics, Family Involvement, High Risk Students, High School Students, Parent Participation, Secondary Education, Socioeconomic Status, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Values
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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